Competition - Grand ReportageFilms in VOD

Father of the Cyborgs

By David Burke

In 2014, neurologist Phil Kennedy shocked the world when he travelled to Belize to implant an electrode in his brain, thus becoming 'the father of the Cyborgs'. Whether a genius pioneer or a mad scientist, Kennedy has never ceased to stretch the boundaries of science. But he also poses a crucial question: by modifying our bodies and brains, do we become superhuman or rather grow dependent on machines that could go wrong at any moment?
 

  • Section Competition - Grand Reportage & Films in VOD
  • Original language(s) English
  • Subtitle(s) French

HealthTechnology


Director(s)
David Burke

Producers

  • David Burke
  • Sean O’cualain

World sales

  • Cargo Film & Releasing

Cinematographer

  • Colm Hogan, Jj Rolfe, Keith Pendred

Sound

  • Alan Poole

Editor

  • Cara Holmes
Duration
76'
Year
2021
Production country
Ireland
Status
Swiss Premiere
Monday 7 March

20:30

Espace Pitoëff - Théâtre

sold out - in case of cancellation, tickets will be put back on sale before the screening

Followed by the debate What are human rights in the age of transhumanism ?

Watch the film online

Accessible on demand from 12 to 20 March 2022
(subject to availability)

Saturday 12 March

16:00

Grütli - Salle Simon

sold out - in case of cancellation, tickets will be put back on sale before the screening